Essay mills set to be outlawed in England – at last

From Times Higher Education: “Contract cheating is set to be outlawed in England, in a victory for politicians and sector leaders who have long pushed for action against essay mills. The Department for Education said that it would introduce an amendment to the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill, which is currently working its way through Parliament, that would make it a criminal offence to ‘provide, arrange or advertise…cheating services for financial gain to students taking a qualification at any institution in England providing post-16 education, including universities.’ ”

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